Also: Nigerian women, we know what’s in your BDSM kits.

1 September,

Hey, you. I’m happy to announce that World Garri Day is happening, and I’m making sure Zikoko leads by example and gives us a day off.

In other breaking news, it’s officially one day to Game of Votes. It’s the newsletter designed to help you navigate the Nigeria that’s apparently been fashioned against you. Click the image to subscribe and share with those on your blocked list (because they need to hear this gospel too).

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The Inside Gist: We Didn’t Need Phones, We Had Love

Hii Itohan. I’m curious, whose parents did you hijack for this story?

LMAO. They’re actually my partner’s parents, and they’re the absolute cutest.

Ohh okay. But I’m still trying to wrap my head around how they managed long-distance in a no-phones era.

Do you get?! The only reason long-distance relationships make sense is because of all the ways we can communicate now. Imagine doing lockdown without phones?

I can’t even imagine it. I have a feeling you were also “God when-ing” during this interview.

Yes, I was. And it was a different type of “God when”. They’ve been together for 23 years, but they still sound so in love with each other. My heart was tight.

The ultimate “God when”.

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Amaka’s client must’ve been a Tinder Swindler wannabe because what in the inappropriate work request is going on here?

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Nigerian women, we know what’s in your BDSM kits

What’s spanking without omorogun? Oh, you were thinking of fancy whips? Don’t bring that European nonsense into this ethnic household.

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Blessing is creating safe communities for girls through skating

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How Much Would You Be Worth As a Footballer?

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At least, that’s what everyone kept saying in this video.

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For the Love of God, Don’t Wear Any of These Things to a First Date

If you don’t take any other thing from this list, please take that Oud perfume one seriously. Please.

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